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1920: View of Downtown Manhattan from the Woolworth Building

An aerial view looking towards the southern tip of Downtown Manhattan from the Woolworth Building, which was the tallest building in the world from 1913 to 1930.

Artist Credit: Irving Underhill. Reprinted with permission.


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